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I'm planning to trip to Seoul from Calgary and as I know I don't have to claim my baggage in YVR. Honwever I only have 70 minutes layover in YVR. Will this be enough to catch my next flight? And do I need to go through the departure process in YVR?
If both flights are on the same reservation, then all you have to do in Vancouver on the way to Seoul is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I am flying from Frankfurt to SFO (home) via YVR next month. I had a 90 minute layover in YVR but the flight time to SFO changed and I now have 76 min. Single reservation and I should be booked through to SFO. Can I make it? Thank you!
Correction - I have 66 minutes!
That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. In Vancouver you will proceed directly to US Immigration and Customs Preclearance.
Looking at booking my 17-year old son a flight from San Diego through Vancouver to Seoul on Air Canada. The problem being only an hour for layover time. Will this be enough time for him to make the transfer? I've often found Vancouver dreadfully slow
That will be really difficult. I know it's probably more expensive, but going through San Francisco or Tokyo will be much easier.
Hi I'm flying from Anchorage Alaska on air Canada I arrive at 18.26 terminal M into YHR I am then flying British airways to U.K. dep 20.55 will this be enough time to connect. Will I need to collect bags and clear security and customs ?
Is it two separate reservations or one reservation?
It's 2 separate bookings
Then yes, you will have to go through Canadian Immigration, claim your bags, go through Customs, then re-check your bags with British Airways, go through security, and to your departure gate.
Thank you will I have enough time between flights to do that?
You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hello, I am flying out from YVR to New Jersey with a layover in Toronto via Air canada. When I came in the baggage was checked in all the way.
1) Will the Immigration check be in Toronto and not Vancouver?
2) Will I need to collect my baggage and then check it again in Toronto?
Yes, Immigration will be in Toronto and you should not have to claim it.
Hi there. We have a flight landing in YVR at 9:05 AM from NKG (China). We want to book a separate flight to YYJ from YVR departing at 11:05 AM. Do we have to go through customs and then get our bags and go back through security, and will this be enough time to make it on the YYJ flight? Thanks!
Yes, you have to do all that. it's difficult to do all that in 2 hours. I suggest maybe taking a ferry to Victoria instead.
I have a one ticket flight on ac from Kelowna to Vancouver to Toronto to Miami. Does my checked bag go all the way to Miami or do I need to claim it in Toronto and take it through customs
You will claim it in Toronto to go through US Customs preclearance.
Good evening sir ...I'm from the Philippines. I will going to Edmonton Canada but I arrive first in Vancouver then I take connecting or domestic flight going to Edmonton.. My question is where I can get my checked bagged is it on Vancouver or Edmonton.. Please help because I'm first time traveller. Thank you
You will have to claim your bags in Vancouver to take them through Canadian customs. You will then re-check them and obviously re-claim them in Edmonton.
How long will this take in Vancouver? My layover is only 90 minutes with same scenario
I'm looking to get from Halifax to Vancouver one way. There's an opportunity to book a ticket from YHZ--> YVR --> SEA at half the price of the direct flight. Do you have to pick up baggage in YVR and transfer them prior to the US connection? If so, I'd be able to just pick them up and skip my connecting flight.
Your bags will go to the US Immigration and Customs preclearance facility, which you cannot exit any way other than to your flight to Seattle.
I'll be traveling on separate tickets, arriving on Cathay at 11:45am and want to book on the 1:30pm AC flight to Portland. Is 1:45 enough time to collect bags, go through customs/immigration...check in for the AC flight and go to US pre-clearance? Thanks for any advice
No, I don't think that's enough time.